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inquisitor

in·quis·i·tor

inquisitor

 
pronunciation:
ihn kwI z tr
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who conducted an inquisition, esp. officially, as a member of the Spanish Inquisition.
She was accused of witchcraft and brought before the inquisitor.
definition 2: one who questions closely or rigorously.
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derivations: inquisitorial (adj.), inquisitorially (adv.)